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2003 Chrysler Town & Country repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (4%)

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (11%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (50%)

< $100 (11%)

Chart based on 18 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2003 Chrysler Town & Country

Engine not specified

123000 mi

US $150
My son, a mechanic at the dealer, did replace both front axels and their universals to eliminate a bothersome clicking I was getting especially in reverse...the dam noise is still there! 

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

155000 mi

US $200
Torque converter clutch (TCC) was shuddering, some occasional uneven shifts in remainder of transmission. Numerous valvebody valves and all accumulator pistons replaced with Sonnax parts in attempt to cure the behaviors. 
156860 mi

Still being checked by the dealer, no solution found yet. Car stopped to accelerate in a highway trip. Engine could be at high rpm but car at 15 mph when left to cool down, and once warm, would just not move. Transmission needed major overhaul at a cost of $2,500. Overhaul done and vehicle sold (at a cost of $3,500). 
92500 mi

US $130
Severe torque converter clutch (TCC) shudder at light throttle 36-48mph. Replaced incorrect fluid (Dex/Merc3) with ATF+4, replaced several valves inside the valvebody with Sonnax 92835-03K, 92835-07, 92835-02K. 
106000 mi

US $250
Transmission cooler was leaking. Replaced transmission cooler and transmission cooler lines. 
92800 mi

US $750
transmission solenoid pack and torque converter 
58000 mi

US $100
New water pump and transmission solenoid controller pack - powertrain warranty covered with exception of $100 deductible 
134000 mi

US $1800
Transmission failure - system would go into 'limp home' mode continuously. Replaced transmission with rebuilt unit containing new sensors, etc. 
106000 mi

US $450
Trans. fluid leak traced to solenoid pack. Leak I noticed wasn't near the apparent leak source 

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

90000 mi

US $2000
Total transmission rebuild following problems with improper shifting that had been happening for months 

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

108972 mi

US $139
Manifold absolute pressure & throttle position sensor replaced to cure stalling when gas pedal not engaged. Engine would also Rev slightly higher lower while freeway driving 
182678 mi

US $145
Transmission output speed sensor damaged - Replaced 
166000 mi

US $500
error codes P1776 & P0700, transmission control system malfunction...replaced solenoid. RPMs started running high when the engine light came on in 3rd & 4th gears 
75000 mi

US $250
Transmission fluid leak; shop attempted to fix it by replacing one part, but a second part had to be replaced to fully fix the issue. Fixing the leak will require a second trip to the mechanic. 
103000 mi

US $800
Right front CV joint and axle broke. Entire right driveshaft assembly replaced. 
80000 mi Transmission began downshifting hard out of overdrive at about 30 mph. Took to Aamco and they cleared a non transmission related code, reset trans control module, and problem fixed. No charge, found during free inspection. 
107000 mi

US $210
Wheel side cover on transmission rusted out and started leaking trans fluid.  

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country Transmission Problems

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